Transitioning from Hospital to Home?
Care Transitions provides coaching services to patients being discharged from a hospital who are at high risk of readmission. The service NWICA provides is designed to collaborate with local hospitals, discharge teams, hospital transition staff and any other key individuals to plan, coordinate and execute the transition from hospital to home. The intent of NWICA Care Transition support is to encourage and empower patients to take charge of their healthcare, learn key skills to self-manage and prevent readmissions. We achieve this by providing essential interventions and promoting patient self-management of their care. NWICA Transition Coordinators coach and support the patient for a period of 30 days to ensure self-sufficiency is achieved.
If you are a hospital or healthcare entity that is interested in finding out more information about how this program can assist your patients, please contact Care Transitions Manager.
The Family Caregiver Program offers information, support, and resources to fund a range of supports that assist family and informal caregivers to care for their loved ones at home for as long as possible.
This program provides services to individuals caring for loved ones 60 years of age and older or to older relatives (not parents) age 55 and older caring for a child or older relatives (including parents) age 55 and older caring for an individual with a disability between the ages of 18 and 59. Additionally, the program can support adult family members or other informal caregivers age 18 and older providing care to individuals of any age with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
Dementia Friends Indiana
The Dementia Friends Indiana initiative–an outreach of Dementia Friendly America–seeks to educate communities across the state about dementia, break down the stigma surrounding dementia, and implement practical changes that make life easier to navigate for those with dementia and for their loved ones.
Indiana became the 10th state with a Dementia Friends program in 2017, starting with communities in central Indiana. Look for a ‘Become-a-Friend’ session near you!
Evidence-based Programs (NWICA Wellness)
Healthy aging increases quality of life for older adults and reduces healthcare costs. Our evidence-based health and wellness programs are designed to help older adults develop healthier lifestyles and prevent or manage chronic diseases.
Some evidence-based programs we offer are: Enhanced Fitness, Chronic Disease Self Management, Building Better Caregivers, and Matter of Balance
Aged & Disabled Waiver
The Aged and Disabled (A&D) Waiver allows individuals who are aged, blind, or disabled to remain in their home as an alternative to nursing facility placement. Home and community-based services (HCBS) are provided through the A&D Waiver for people with medical needs who also meet financial eligibility. NWICA is an accredited care management company through NCQA, ensuring case management is personalized and effective.
We will help you manage your waiver services. These services include, home health, respite, structured family caregiving, home modifications, home delivered meals, and more. We ensure you find the right provider to help you with the right service and at the right time. Contact Options Counseling to learn if you are eligible for the A&D Waiver.